Tag Archives: Canada

Out of the Blue (1980) Linda Manz, Dennis Hopper, Sharon Farrell, Drama

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Out of the Blue is a 1980 film featuring and directed by Dennis Hopper. The film was written and produced by Gary Jules Jouvenat. It competed for the Palme d’Or at the 1980 Cannes Film Festival. Film Critic Jonathan Rosenbaum considers it one of the 15 best films of the 1980s. It centers on a rebellious young girl (Linda Manz) interested in Elvis Presley and punk rock music, her ex-convict, truck driver father (Dennis Hopper), and her high-strung mother (Sharon Farrell). The title is taken from the Neil Young song “My My, Hey Hey (Out of the Blue)”.
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Histoire d’O / The Story of O (1975) [UNCUT 105min] Just Jaeckin, Corinne Cléry, Udo Kier, Anthony Steel, Erotic, Drama

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A story about an unorthodox relationship The Story of O is still a controversial film many have found to be scandalous, unbearably graphic. Its explicit narrative, as well as unconventional depiction of human desire, is certainly amongst the boldest in mainstream cinema. Not surprisingly, moralistic watchdogs have dismissed it time and time again as pornography.
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El lado oscuro del corazó / The Dark Side of the Heart (1992) Eliseo Subiela, Darío Grandinetti, Sandra Ballesteros, Nacha Guevara, Comedy, Romance, Drama

The Dark Side of the Heart (1992)
Oliveiro is a young poet living in Buenos Aires where sometimes he has to sell his ideas to an advertising agency to make a living or exchange his poems for a steak. In Montevideo, he meets a prostitute, Ana, with whom he falls in love. Back in Buenos Aires, he accepts a contract with a publicity agency to get the money for three days of love with her. Will he get what he’s searching for when his ideal of love’s pleasure is literally going in levitation while making love?
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Prisoner 407 2 / Yeosu 407ho 2 (1976) Sang-ok Shin, Jin Heo, Pik-yu Ho, Bong-jin Jin, Action, Drama, Thriller, WIP

Prisoner 407 2 (1976)
Kang-Hee attempts to escape from the jail with Chun-Ja, but fails and is transferred to the jail., The head of the prison builds a false escape way to get rid of her but fails. For his promotion is frustrated due to them. He tries to drown them in a reservoir, but fails again. At that moment, there is a fire in the prison due to prisoners’ mistake. Chun-Ja dies while helping other prisoners, and Kang-Hee, left alone, feels lonely. At that time, Kang-Hee tries to escape from the prison by the contact with Lee Hyeok. And with the help of Lee Hyeok, Kang-Hee gets rid of KatoWoo coming out of the court. People gathered around her helps her to run away and prevent pursuers from chasing her.
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Nouvelle-France / Battle of the Brave (2004) Jean Beaudin, Noémie Godin-Vigneau, David La Haye, Juliette Gosselin, Drama, History, Romance

Nouvelle-France (2004)
Prejudice, perfidy, love, and bravery in Québec. In 1779, a priest on his deathbed receives a young woman. Flash back 20 years: Marie-Loup, an herb-dispensing peasant, falls for François, a man of property. The priest’s perfidy and the treachery of a soldier separate the lovers and set in motion a chain of events leading to a death, a trial, and an execution. The action unfolds against a backdrop of England’s take-over of French-Canada, the Church’s manipulations to maintain spiritual hegemony, and the limited rights of woman and indigenous peoples. Watching it all is Marie-Loup’s daughter, named France, who, when grown, is the dying priest’s visitor in prelude and coda.
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